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Restaurante & Pizzeria La Parada

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Italian, Latin, Pizza, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
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4417 La Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2479 9119
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06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Miami, Florida
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55 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good, fresh and tasty food; great prices, service and ambience. Very family oriented. Clean place and packed which is always a good sign. Highly recommend it.

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Thank gilda
La Paz, Bolivia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I asked two different ways if there were any specials or deals and the waiter said they don't have them. We ordered traditional casados and my husband noticed another little area in the restaurant with a buffet. He walked over and talked with the server and found out they were serving a similar full meal to the... More 

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Thank Alison Z
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The chicken was like a piece of rubber and too greasy. Not my kind of place to go... the French fries were soaking wet because of the oil. There're better places for same price.

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Thank Alessandro G
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate their five nights ago. Pizza was good but the other things we had were outstanding! The beef nacho was the best of our week long trip. The fish ceviche was so delicious it got me inspired to try making it myself when I go home. Service was also excellent.

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Thank HhMinn
Arsenio C, Gerente at Restaurante & Pizzeria La Parada, responded to this review

We are Glad people like you enjoy our food. In Fortuna we are happy to recibe everywant in our restaurant. Our policity good Service and great food for our coustomers! Pura Vida Costa Rica More 

Liberia, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was looking for a nice place to have lunch at la fortuna, i ate at La Parada, nice location, ressonable prices and the most import thing was the excellent service. if you are looking for the best Costarican style food La Parada restaurant will be the best option.

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Thank Gerardo L
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This looks to be the best value place in town for a evening meal with drinks. Although a informal cafe style restuarant, service is still good. Had a whole basket of garlic bread to start for about a pound and then nachos with beef and cheese to share. The portion was more than enough for 2 with lots of cheese... More 

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Trenton
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

It started to rain while we were shopping in La Fortuna so we quickly decided to zip in this restaurant for a quick bite to eat. As many people were doing the same as us, we had to wait for service so can't really fault the staff. One thing I found interesting is they had a cassado service bar which... More 

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Thank Buckziz
Seminole,Florida
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Surprised by those reviews who said they had bad pizza. Wow! My personal pan pizza with mushrooms and cheese was fantastic! It was hot, had a generous supply of cheese and mushrooms but what I really liked was the crust. It was crispy and not too thick or thin - just right! The pineapple drink was fresh and delicious. Service... More 

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Thank buster7919
Alberta, Canada
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Party of 8 and we were all underwhelmed by our pizza. Sangria was uneventful and I wouldn't come back.

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Thank peanut52553
El Dorado Hills, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is right across the street from the park in La Fortuna. The speed of service is slow by US standards but normal for Costa Rica. If you are in a hurry you can select your food at an a la carte area at one side of the shop and pay right away. The food was good. I especially... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Latin, Pizza, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 23:00
Monday
06:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 23:00
Thursday
06:00 - 23:00
Friday
06:00 - 23:00
Saturday
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4417 La Fortuna, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +506 2479 9119

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?